Critical security concerns for the financial services industry

Compliance regulations in the financial services industry The financial services industry is heavily regulated with compliance requirements focusing on the management of risk and fraud. The sector... Go on to the site to read the full article ... Read More

Critical security concerns facing government

Challenge 1: Staying compliant If the government enforces regulations, then its various departments and functions must also comply with those same regulations. Major data security regulations... Go on to the site to read the full article ... Read More

Critical security concerns facing the energy & utility industry

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A perfect storm of technical & human vulnerabilities The global dependency and wide use of utility companies makes the system highly vulnerable to both natural and human-made disasters. This... Go on to the site to read the full article ... Read More

Critical security concerns facing the technology industry

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Executive summary Of the top five most valuable brands in North America in 2019, four were information technology companies. Information technology has provided a backbone of innovation that is... Go on to the site to read the full article ... Read More

Zoombombing: How it works and how to prevent it from happening to you

Introduction COVID-19 is likely to be the Oxford English Dictionary’s word of the year for 2020. But as well as entering our lexicon across the world, it has also changed us at a cultural level. One... Go on to the site to read the full article ... Read More

The business value of the CompTIA CASP+ employee certification

Introduction Cybersecurity breaches continue to present serious challenges to organizations across every sector and of every size. In the first nine months of 2019, 7.9 billion data records were... Go on to the site to read the full article ... Read More

The business value of the CompTIA PenTest+ employee certification

Introduction Vulnerabilities in our technology-enabled systems and services are the Achilles heel of our extended IT networks. In 2019, CVE Details recorded 16,556 such vulnerabilities across... Go on to the site to read the full article ... Read More

Top Cyber Security Risks in Healthcare [Updated 2020]

Executive summary The healthcare industry is a prime target for cybercriminals. Stolen protected health information (PHI) is worth hundreds, even thousands of dollars on the black market. For... Go on to the site to read the full article ... Read More

Keeping Alexa out of the boardroom (and the bedroom office): IoT security tips for remote employees

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Introduction I can’t help myself. I find myself liking Alexa. She/he/it isn’t exactly a friend, but I can play music and find out the weather and do all sorts of things. I tell myself that Alexa is... Go on to the site to read the full article ... Read More

False impressions: How fake attribution makes fools of us all

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Introduction In 2018, the world was faced with the Ryuk ransomware strain. The responsibility for this ransomware attack was originally placed squarely in the camp of a state-sponsored North Korean... Go on to the site to read the full article ... Read More